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At United Scaffold Supply, our team uses several different types of scaffolding tools and accessories to make sure that our scaffolds are properly erected and secured into place. Some of the tools are more common and can be used for all trades, such as hammers, ratchet wrenches, and crescent wrenches, while some of the other tools such as spanners are specifically designed for erecting scaffolding.Request quote
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Scaffold installation crews use a unique set of tools that are specifically designed for erecting scaffolding.Request quote
The podger is a key tool for properly erecting scaffolding. It features a tapered metal bar that may be slightly scooped at the end, and is sometimes attached to the end of a hammer or a wrench. This tool can be slid into bolt holes in order to align scaffolding pipes properly. Pressing on the other end can then leverage the podger, and once the bolt holes are lined up, the tool can be taken out and a bolt can be inserted in its place.
Tool lanyards are specifically designed to prevent tools from dropping by connecting them to your tool belt or harness. Allowing you to safely secure a variety of tools to your belt or harness, tool lanyards are an ideal preventative solution for many workplace injuries caused by falling tools. United Scaffold can provide you with the perfect tool lanyard for safely securing your tools.
Almost all workers erecting a scaffolding structure will carry levels, which are used to ensure that the ledgers, or horizontal pipes, are lined up correctly and level with the ground. It is important to ensure that these pipes are level in order to prevent an uneven structure that can become unstable and fall. Scaffolding levels tend to be fairly small and lightweight, and can be kept in a pocket for safekeeping. In some cases, the level might even feature a magnet that will secure the unit to the piping, preventing it from falling.
Scaffold Ratchet Spanner
Scaffold ratchet spanners use a mechanism to allow an open-ended flare or ring head to turn a fastener in one direction but not the other, while remaining fitted to the fastener head. Scaffold ratchet spanners are extremely useful, as they do not need to be removed from the head and relocated every time the limit of the turning arc is reached, turning back and forth repeatedly. This tool can come with two ratcheted heads or one ratcheted and one non-ratcheted hard. The non-ratcheted head can start or finish the task when the fastener is at its tightest and the ratchet head can do the rest.